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Mystery State #25


Each of the 51 printable Mystery State work sheets presents five clues to the identity of one of the 50 U.S. states or the District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.). Students use the clues to help them identify that place.

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Clue 1: The most rural of the U.S. states, farms cover 90 percent of its land.

Clue 2: The geographic center of North America can be found in this state.

Clue 3: Explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark wintered in this state in 1804-1805.

Clue 4: Among all U.S. states, this state has the third-smallest population.

Clue 5: Fargo is this state's most populated city.